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Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 11:15

Explosions rocked two of Somalia's largest cities on Saturday as officials said a suicide car bomber detonated near the port in Mogadishu and a land mine in a restaurant on the outskirts of Baidoa killed four people.

Ali Abdullahi, an official with the Southwestern regional state, told The...

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 11:10
Kenya’s world record holder Wilson Kipsang has been slapped with a four year ban from competitions after missing series of doping tests. A ruling published by the Athletics Integrity Unit on Friday states that the ex-marathon runner was found to have missed three tests. He failed to provide...
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Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 11:03
WhatsApp texts have replaced the shouts that characterised the carnival as the boys cheer on their favourite club from the pub.
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 10:04
Most luxury hotels have tuxedo-clad men taking care of guests, but Sheila is among the few women.
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 09:04
As fine dining restaurants reopen, they are wooing more local diners.
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 09:00
BDLife spoke to Patricia Kiwanuka and Prisca Aroko on their best book picks this season.
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 07:29 delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 02:20
The BBC's Amensisa Ifa was close to Ethiopian protest singer Hachalu Hundessa, who was shot dead on Monday.
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Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 02:18

Some countries are pushing for an immediate investigation into the WHO’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

The post Don’t investigate the WHO in...

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 22:56
Unidentified armed men massacred 31 civilians in simultaneous attacks on several Mali villages this week, then killed nine soldiers responding to the assault as violence surges in the country's conflict-wracked centre.
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 22:54
In tonight's show, a Paris appeals court has rejected a request to reopen an investigation into the 1994 death of Rwanda's then president in a plane crash - that crash was a key trigger in the genocide of the Tutsis. Also, major political turmoil continues in Mali with ongoing calls from the...
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 19:34 delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 19:30

The nurse started crying when describing her work at a Johannesburg hospital: The ward for coronavirus patients is full, so new arrivals are sent to the general ward, where they wait days for test results. Already 20 of her colleagues have tested positive.

"A lot, a lot, a lot of...

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Friday, July 3, 2020 - 19:24
African leaders have shot themselves in the foot by postponing the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) until 2021.


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Friday, July 3, 2020 - 19:21

As Kenya struggles to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the East African country is facing another outbreak: teenage pregnancies. During three months of lockdown, 152,000 Kenyan teenage girls became pregnant, a 40 percent increase in the monthly average. There is also a campaign to encourage...

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Friday, July 3, 2020 - 19:16
[ICG] The killing of a prominent Oromo musician has unleashed a wave of protests that have left dozens dead, highlighting anew the fragility of the country's transition. Authorities and opposition leaders should call for calm and engage in sustained dialogue to bridge the bitter divisions.
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Friday, July 3, 2020 - 19:13

2Africa, a 37,000km-long subsea cable around Africa, could bring cheaper internet to hundreds of millions of Africans by 2024.…

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Friday, July 3, 2020 - 19:10
The Zimbabwean government has denied reports that it is targeting white-owned farms in land seizures.
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 18:57
The Paris appeals court on Friday rejected a request to reopen a long-running probe into the plane crash that sparked Rwanda’s 1994 genocide. The case targeting several people close to Rwanda’s current president, Paul Kagame, was dismissed a first time in 2018. The families of those who died in the...
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 18:54
[Nation] Patients at Pumwani Maternity Hospital in Nairobi are set for better care as the Aga Khan University has given it Sh10 million for the fight against Covid-19.
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